1 injured after tornado touches down in Geismar

GEISMAR, La. (WAFB) - A tornado touched down in Geismar Monday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), as a band of severe weather rolled through much of the state.

The tornado was detected at 12:01 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21. On Tuesday, NWS confirmed a small tornado briefly touched down near River Road in Geismar. A small warehouse building was damaged as a result.

Power lines were knocked down along Highway 75 in Geismar near the Ascension/Iberville parish boundary, the NWS says.

The NWS reports a possible tornado touching down in Geismar.
The NWS reports a possible tornado touching down in Geismar. (Source: WAFB)

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One woman was reportedly injured due to falling bricks at the Enterprise Products Tebone Fractionation Plant. A plant manager told WAFB the plant was closed for maintenance when the storm hit.

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